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of a wide-ranging news conference a day before he begins a weeklong vacation. chuck todd asked about nsa leaker edward snowden. >> he now more a whistle-blower than he is a hacker? is he a patriot? >> i don't think mr. snowden was a patriot. as i said in my opening remarks, i called for a thorough review of our surveillance operations before mr. snowden made these leaks. >>> after canceling a planned summit, president obama described his relationship with the russian president. >> i don't have a bad relationship with mr. putin. when we have conversations, they're candid they're blunt, oftentimes constructive. >> and he addressed concerns about al qaeda and the concerns across africa. >> has been decimated. but what i also said was that al qaeda and other extremists have metastasized into regional groups that can pose significant dangers. >> well, the president defended health care reforms and had these words for republican opponents. >> i think the really interesting question is why it is that my friends and the other party have made the idea of preventing these people from getting healt
the fun way, from phillips'. >>> new this morning, a top official is pushing back against a report the nsa frequently violated privacy rules after the "washington post" published documents released by edward snowden saying the nsa overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since congress granted it broad new powers in 2008. the number was extremely low compared with overall activities. they are vowing more oversight. joining me now is ed o'keefe and wanda summers. public affairs and media affairs releasing this statement. nsa's foreign collection activities are continually audited and overseen internally and externally. when nsa makes a mistake, the agency reports the issue internally and to federal overseers and aggressively gets to the bottom of it. nancy pelosi calls this extremely disturbing. ed, you cover congress. what are you hearing from reactions? >> nancy pelosi and dianne feinstein, the type of people who would know what's going on because they serve on the intelligence committee. she has been on the intelligence committee for years and has been receiving them
. >>> thank very much for that. the nsa admits to some privacy violations so what will the president and congress do. . i had my reality check when i'd be sitting there with my friends who had their verizon phones and i'd be sitting there like "mine's still loading!" i couldn't get email. i couldn't stream movies. i couldn't upload any of our music. that's when i decided to switch. now that i'm on verizon, everything moves fast. with verizon, i have that reliability. i'm completely happy with verizon. verizon's 4g lte is the most reliable and in more places than any other 4g network. period. that's powerful. verizon. get the nokia lumia 928 for free. >>> new today, a top official is pushing back against a report the nsa frequently violated privacy rules. the response comes after the washington post had documents released by edward snowden. thousands of times each year since congress granted broad thu powers in 2008. the number of mistakes by the agency was extremely low when compared to its overall activities. now congressional lawmakers are vowing more oversight. with a welcome to t
to that new "the washington post" report concerning the nsa. the report says the nsa broke privacy rules or overstep its legal authority thousands of time each year since 2008. >>> it's not a problem. it worked. if you have 99.9% compliance and so few reporting errors this came from an internal report which then becomes part of an overall ig report. i'm on the intelligence committee. i'm satisfied we're told. >> the problem and there is a real problem with the system. it's a black box, the fisa court is a secret tribunal issuing secret opinions making secret law and a lot of it completely unavailable to members even of the foreign intelligence committee. >> those documents published by the "the washington post" were leaked by edward snowden. >>> this weekend has been a wash out in parts of the south. heavy rains flooded several streets in north carolina and more rain is expected through the weekend. will it end? when is the question. we have more on that. >> we're still keeping an eye on the rain up and down the east coast. it's streaming in off the gulf of mexico and the southeast will
for recess. >>> the lawyer for julian assange. i will talk to him about edward snowden and whether the nsa leaker is safe. >>> it's a video that went shock viral. we'll tell you why it's significant. >>> it's high noon in the east. developing now new and alarming details on that worldwide travel alert issued by the state department. this comes after shutting down 22 u.s. embassy and consulates. it's unclear when they will reopen. the travel alert is in effect until next month. >> i'm quite concerned because i think there's going to be a big blow up pretty soon. i'm not sure what to anticipate because i don't know what the history is between the u.s. and this particular blow up in middle east. i'm thinking the u.s. is going to take pretty good care of us now. >> it always makes you nervous but you got to carry on. you just can't keep ongoing. you just got to go. it's the only way to get back there. >> the big question what potential threat would raise the ale alert level so high. what are officials telling you? >> reporter: they're saying it's based on fairly specific threat. they're not go
. so you can. >>> the father of nsa leaker edward snowden says he's not saying when he will visit russia. edward snowden has been charged in federal court with violations of the espionage act. >>> new articles gifl giving a fresh perspective of the march in washington for jobs and freedom at the height of the civil rights movement. the saturday evening post covered civil rights extensively in the '50s and '60s and has released a column called "it's our country, too" and it's about how the march actually began a full 22 years earlier with the protests that were planned but never actually happened. joining me now is jeff neilson as well as james peterson, professor of studies at lehigh university and an msnbc contributor. gentlemen, good to have you both here. thank you for joining us. >> thank you, alex. >> jeff, the retrospective article includes the discussion with walter white. what happened there? talk about what happened all the way back to 1940 and people have to remember what time this was. this was a full year before pearl harbor, a much different time. >> that's right. at
this afternoon. thank you very much. let's go now to russia. nsa leaker edward snowden's whereabouts are a mystery. u.s. and russian officials are trying to contain the diplomatic fallout from the decision to grant him asylum. they met with a senior aide to putin to discuss his new status. joining me now is kimberly dosier with the associated press. let's listen to how he described this move by russia. >> russia has stabbed us in the back. and each day that snowden is allowed to roam free is another twist of the knife. as long as as prime minister putin acts like a bully, we have only one choice, to stand up to him and show him that bullies pay a price. >> so, kimberly, do you agree with senator schumer that this is like a knife in the back to the u.s.? because it's not like the u.s. and russia have had the best diplomatic relationship to begin with. do you think the u.s. might retaliate? >> well, as we reported, what this is for putin is a chance to put his thumb in the eye of the united states. this is a way to answer back to issues like the u.s. standing against russia on syria, t
. >> how about you, robert? >> a great piece on the turf wars, between the nsa, the secret service, fbi and cia. it's really interesting and walks the reader through specifically how important the nsa is, and how even more important the information they seek it. >> and how important it is for them all to work together. >> as a team. >> thank you very much. i appreciate your time. >>> that is a wrap of this sunday edition of weekends with alex wit. have yourselves a great day. ♪ you like to keep your family healthy and fit. and now there's a new way to do the same for your dog. introducing new purina dog chow light & healthy. it's a no-sacrifices, calorie-light way to help keep him trim, with a deliciously tender and crunchy kibble blend he'll love. and 22% fewer calories than dog chow. discover the lighter side of strong. new purina dog chow light & healthy. >>> our key issues and people this sunday -- high alert, an al qaeda terror threat. who is behind the administration's high anxiety? we'll hear from two leading u.s. senators including the top republican on the senate intelligence
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